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From Monuments to Traces: Artifacts of German Memory, 1870-1990

Rudy Koshar

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217683
eISBN:
9780520922525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217683.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides a powerful framework in which to examine the subject of German collective memory, which for more than a half century has been shaped by the experience of Nazism, World War II, and ... More


Painful Memory

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter suggests that pleasurable and painful memory converge in every attraction, and that every attraction stages an ethical meeting ground of the wonderful and the dreadful. An attraction ... More


Introduction

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction lays out the structure of Hymns for the Fallen in broad strokes, noting the chronological scope of the study (35 war films made after the close of the Vietnam War), the subgenre ... More


Chechnya as a Stage and a Role

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the war ramifications of Chechnya and solutions to its conflicts. The Chechens made a major effort to create a memorial saga of suffering and sacrifice so as to build up group ... More


Searching for Villa Grimaldi: Memory's Democratic Promise

Macarena Gómez-Barris

in Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

On an unusually warm autumn day in 2002, about three hundred people gathered in front of a makeshift amphitheater at Villa Grimaldi Peace Park. Those involved in the vision, planning, and ... More


Transcendence

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

On Thursday, April 22, 1948, Dan Thompson, one of Aldo Leopold's students, and his research assistant were driving south along U.S. Highway 51 in northern Wisconsin when the news of Leopold's death ... More


Glendale

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Glendale, encircled by wooded hills and blue-veiled mountains in the narrow southeastern tip of the San Fernando Valley, is an attractive residential area of frame bungalows and white or ... More


“In the Great Tradition”: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28,1963

Lucy G. Barber

in Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242159
eISBN:
9780520931206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242159.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

More than 200,000 protesters descended on the nation's capital for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963. Not long after, Tom Kahn, an organizer for the protest, tried to ... More


On Testimonial Practices

Lisa Yoneyama

in Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the institutional and discursive contexts within which the Hiroshima survivors' identities as hibakusha were rendered multiple and complex as they began to actively adopt ... More


Some Thoughts, but Not the Final Word

Paul A. Shackel

in New Philadelphia: An Archaeology of Race in the Heartland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266292
eISBN:
9780520947832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266292.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

New Philadelphia is about entrepreneurial success and freedom. This chapter suggests that an interpretive center be built which explains the history and development of New Philadelphia and the ... More


The Stone of Fury

Heonik Kwon

in After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the dispersion of memory across boundaries and focuses on the problems between the dispersed memory and the forms of commemoration. Although the memorial stone suffered an ... More


Introduction Ambiguity: Ḥusain Ṭekrī and Indian Dargāḥ Culture

Carla Bellamy

in The Powerful Ephemeral: Everyday Healing in an Ambiguously Islamic Place

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262805
eISBN:
9780520950450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262805.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter discusses Husain Tekrī, which is a collection of Muslim saint shrines. It first defines some of the major terms that are used throughout the book, including walī and khwāja. ... More


The Jefferson Memorial: Image of Enlightenment Faith

Jeffrey F. Meyer

in Myths in Stone: Religious Dimensions of Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520214811
eISBN:
9780520921344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214811.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Thomas Jefferson is unique among all the Washington memorials because it is immediately comprehensible to the viewer. It is important due to its site in Washington, which most clearly expresses ... More


Memento Mori: The Lincoln Memorial and the Honored Dead

Jeffrey F. Meyer

in Myths in Stone: Religious Dimensions of Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520214811
eISBN:
9780520921344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214811.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Lincoln Memorial speaks the wisdom of age, admitting light only from the eastern entry and through the dim ceiling light. The image worshipped here is that of the noble and beloved Abraham ... More


The Memorial Idea

Stephen Prothero

in Purified by Fire: A History of Cremation in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520208162
eISBN:
9780520929746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208162.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Many factors inhibited cremation's growth. Cultural practices are extraordinarily resistant to change. The most stubborn are religious rites, and of all these rites, the rites of death are the most ... More


Introduction

Busse Berger Anna Maria

in Medieval Music and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240285
eISBN:
9780520930643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240285.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about the medieval music and the art of memorializing musical materials. The main body of the book is divided into two parts. The ... More


The First Production of Porgy and Bess

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0032
Subject:
Music, History, American

Porgy and Bess opened at the Alvin Theatre on October 10, 1935. The house erupted into thunderous applause at various times throughout the evening. By the end, many spectators were moved to tears, ... More


Introduction

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The introduction places A Survivor from Warsaw in the culture of early American Holocaust memorials and then situates its subsequent performance and reception history in postwar Europe using Marita ... More


Science and Salvation

Lesley A. Sharp

in Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 4 is the first of two chapters in the book’s final part, “Exceptionalism.” A widespread public (and activist) assumption is that lab animals are systematically objectified and regarded as ... More


Conclusion: The Other Animal

Lesley A. Sharp

in Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

As noted in the introduction, throughout this book I have focused nearly exclusively on mammalian species, a decision driven by the assumption that they most readily inspire affective responses in ... More


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